In need of a formula for days to complete task

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I am needing a formula to calculate the number of days to complete a task in a project. Also I need the average for that date divided by the number of employees.

Please help !!!!

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  • kioshi43
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    There's a few ways you probably could do it:

    =[due date]@row - today()

    That will give you how many days are left until the due date hits.

    As for the average number of employees for the date, would something like this work?

    =count(employees) / (days until due date)

    Without seeing your sheet, that's probably a very generic way to get to the answers your looking for. If you do have a screenshot of your sheet, that might help get some more specifics. Hope it helps!

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  • kioshi43
    kioshi43 ✭✭✭
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    There's a few ways you probably could do it:

    =[due date]@row - today()

    That will give you how many days are left until the due date hits.

    As for the average number of employees for the date, would something like this work?

    =count(employees) / (days until due date)

    Without seeing your sheet, that's probably a very generic way to get to the answers your looking for. If you do have a screenshot of your sheet, that might help get some more specifics. Hope it helps!

  • Thank you so much, that helped me out a lot.

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